The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.
Kansas City-based MRIGlobal and the University of Missouri will investigate the Zika virus infection and how it is transmitted, particularly from mothers to babies. The grant was awarded by the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute.
There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate.
Southwest Airlines Co. and its pilots union agreed on the basics of a contract that would provide an immediate 15 percent pay raise followed by four annual increases of 3 percent, plus a ratification bonus.
The so-called “LLC loophole” exempts hundreds of thousands of Kansas business owners from state income taxes — ostensibly to create jobs. From the voter’s doorstep to thriving law firms that benefit from the tax gift, voices call for its repeal.
In a White House Press Briefing on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said some pharmaceutical companies have been innovators committed to advancing public health, and others have jacked up the prices of life-saving medicine — a poor business model, which takes a toll on the business' reputation and stock prices.